きちんと

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  • きちんと kichinto

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  • onomatopoeic or mimetic wordadverbnoun or participle taking the aux. verb する
    properly, accurately, exactly, precisely, regularly
    • onomatopoeic or mimetic word
      neatly, tidily, orderly

      Example sentences

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      • Japanese sentence

        自分の部屋は出来るだけきちんとしておきたい。 

        Sentence analysis
        English translation

        I want to keep my room as neat as possible.

      • Japanese sentence

        私の時計はきちんと動いている。 

        Sentence analysis
        English translation

        My watch is running all right.